PhD at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology: Apply by June 15

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Applications can be submitted till June 15 for admission to the PhD programme in the fields of disease biology, neuroscience, plant science and bioinformatics at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology in Thiruvananthapuram, which is an autonomous institute under the Department of Biotechnology of the Central Government.

The applicants must have a post-graduate degree with a minimum of 60 per cent marks in Life/Environmental/ Agricultural/Veterinary/Pharmaceutical/Medical sciences or related subjects (Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Chemistry, Microbiology etc). 

Candidates from the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and differently abled categories should have a minimum of 55 per cent marks. The applicants should also have UGC/CSIR/ICMR/ DBT/DST-INSPIRE or equivalent JRF which is valid for 5 years. 

The upper-age limit for the applicants is 26.

The list of shortlisted candidates will be published in the last week of June and the online interview will be conducted in the first half of July, following which the final selection will be made.


Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology,

Thycaud Post, Poojappura,

Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014

Phone: 0471 - 2529400 



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